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Interviewing

Cameras are ready for an interview for the current project. Two Canon Vixia camcorders, two lights with light stands, two tripods. EQUIPMENT: Canon Vixia camcorders-HF M50 and M500. The M50 has a 8GB hard drive, the M500 uses SD cards only, no internal storage. LED video lights-Vidpro Varicolor 144, Vidpro K120. Zoom H2N recorder for… Continue reading Interviewing

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Premiere Pro

Chris Campbell, IVY Tech instructor, opened up a new world for me when demonstrating video editing with Premiere Pro. Several years ago IVY Tech taught video editing with Avid. Not wanting to buy another program (The Adobe Suite I bought included Premiere Pro) I wouldn't consider a video editing class. Now they're using Premiere Pro… Continue reading Premiere Pro

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Kim’s Solution to Camera Motor Sounds with DSLR Shooting, Vello V-Bracket

One serious issue I encountered with D-SLR video shooting is the mic records everything. What's wrong with that? It hears the lens focusing motor. Zittt-zip-zitt. It's so annoying to hear that sound instead of the birds singing, or someone talking. So, I thought, manual focus is the answer. I got camera shake. So, put it… Continue reading Kim’s Solution to Camera Motor Sounds with DSLR Shooting, Vello V-Bracket